Animated TV Series The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows  

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Here are the best Netflix original animated shows currently streaming right now. Featuring adult animation and Japanese anime, this list of Netflix animated originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original animated series?

Must-watch Netflix original animated shows include BoJack Horseman, Big Mouth, F Is for Family, and Devilman Crybaby.

Vote up the best original animated series on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie
BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more
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Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Richard Armitage, James Callis, Graham McTavish
Castlevania (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated web television series based on the 1989 video game Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse by Konami. The series follows Trevor Belmont ...more
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Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein
Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett, based on Kroll and Goldberg's tweenage years in the New ...more
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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long
F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely ...more
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Aggretsuko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Kaolip, Komegumi Koiwasaki, Maki Tsuruta
Aggretsuko (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series based on the Sanrio character. A socially awkward accountant deals with her annoying co-workers by chugging beer and singing death metal.
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Hilda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Bella Ramsey, Kaisa Hammarlund, Ilan Galkoff
Hilda (Netflix, 2018) is an animated television series based on the comic book series by Luke Pearson. The adventures of fearless Hilda (Bella Ramsey), a blue-haired girl who along her deerfox ...more
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Love, Death & Robots is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler, Stefan Kapicic
Love, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A collection of animated short stories that span various genres including science fiction, fantasy, ...more
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Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The origin story of globe-hopping master thief, Carmen Sandiego (Gina Rodriguez).
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Disenchantment is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric Andre
Disenchantment (Netflix, 2018) is an adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening. The series follows the story of Bean (Abby Jacobson), an alcoholic princess, her elf companion Elfo (Nat ...more
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She-Ra and the Princesses of P... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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Voltron: Legendary Defender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Josh Keaton, Steven Yeun, Jeremy Shada
Voltron: Legendary Defender is a 2016 American animated web television series. The series follows the adventures of the Paladins of Voltron who must learn to form the giant robot Voltron to ...more
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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Yuki Kaji, Rintarou Nishi, Sora Amamiya
The Seven Deadly Sins (Netflix, 2014) is a Japanese animated series based on the manga by Nakaba Suzuki. A once-active group of knights called the Seven Deadly Sins must band together to defeat ...more
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Devilman Crybaby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Griffin Burns, Kyle McCarley, Cristina Vee
Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based on the manga by Go Nagai. When an ancient race of demons invades the world, Akira Fudo transform into ...more
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Paradise PD is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Julian Jonsson added Dana Snyder, Cedric Yarbrough, David Herman
Paradise PD (Netflix, 2018) is an American adult animation comedy web television series created by Waco O'Guin and Roger Black. A small-town police department of underperforming cops try to ...more
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Trollhunters is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Anton Yelchin, Kelsey Grammer, Ron Perlman
Trollhunters (Netflix, 2016) is an American computer-animated fantasy television series created by Guillermo del Toro. An ordinary boy finds a magic amulet that turns him into the next Troll ...more
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The Hollow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Ashleigh Ball, Connor Parnall, Adrian Petriw
The Hollow (Netflix, 2018) is a Canadian animated science fantasy adventure mystery series created by Vito Viscomi. Three teen strangers awaken in a dangerous world and try to make sense of what ...more
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3Below: Tales of Arcadia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Tatiana Maslany, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman
3Below: Tales of Arcadia (Netflix, 2018), or simply 3Below, is an American computer-animated science fantasy television series and is the second installment of Guillermo del Toro's Tales of ...more
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Little Witch Academia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Megumi Han, Erica Mendez, Alexis Nichols
Little Witch Academia (Netflix, 2017) is an anime television series created by Yoh Yoshinari. Taking place in Luna Nova Academy, a school for young witches, the series follows new student Akko ...more
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Rilakkuma and Kaoru is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Mikako Tabe
Rilakkuma and Kaoru (Netflix, 2019) is a stop-motion animated television series. Kaoru goes on adventures with her lovable roommate Rilakkuma, a bear with a zipper on its back that wants to ...more
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Harvey Girls Forever! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Harvey Girls Forever! Lauren Lapkus, Stephanie Lemelin, Kelly McCreary
Harvey Girls Forever! (Netflix, 2018), originally titled "Harvey Street Kids," is an American animated comedy television series based on the comic book characters from Harvey Comics. ...more
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Ajin: Demi-Human is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Ajin: Demi-Human is a Japanese manga series and 2015 anime series written and illustrated by Gamon Sakurai. After he is hit by a truck, a student named Kei Nagai discovers he is an immortal ...more
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Children of the Whales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Children of the Whales

As a magic wielder, young archivist Chakuro knows his time is short, but everything changes when a girl from the outside appears on his island.

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The Epic Tales of Captain Unde... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants Nat Faxon, Ramone Hamilton, Jay Gragnani
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants (Netflix, 2018) is an American flash animated web television series based on the film and the book series by Dav Pilkey. The series revolves around the ...more
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Turbo FAST is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Reid Scott, Eric Bauza, Mike Bell
Turbo FAST is an American flash-animated television series based on the 2013 computer-animated film Turbo. Produced by DreamWorks Animation Television and animated by Titmouse, it is being ...more
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Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Animated Shows
Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.